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Enumerate the following from 1 to 4, being 1 the fastest to execute and 4 the slowest: - read cpu register - disk seek - context switch - read from main memory

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context switch - 3

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1 CPU 2 Memory 3 Context switching 4 Disk

khushbu on


context switching is costlier than RAM access. I think we all have read this in those operating system lectures.

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read cpu register-1 context switch-2 read from main memory-3 disk seek-4

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